Notices to Exporters

Notices to Exporters

Read updates issued by the Export Control Organisation including details about imposition of arms embargoes, Open General Export Licence amendments or announcements about Control List changes. Detailed guidance about UK strategic export controls is published at www.gov.uk.

Notice to Exporters 2014/10: Pre-licensing register of arms brokers – call for evidence published

17 April 2014 by aidan

The Export Control Organisation has published a Call for Evidence paper seeking views on the introduction of a pre-licensing register of arms brokers. The deadline for responding is 30 May 2014.

Notice to Exporters 2014/06: UK suspends all licences and licence applications for export to Russian military that could be used against Ukraine

18 March 2014 by aidan

Following the Foreign Secretary’s statement in the House of Commons, the Export Control Organisation has suspended all licences and licence applications for export to Russian military that could be used against Ukraine.

Notice to Exporters 2014/05: Requirement for MOD Form 680 approval (changes take effect from 2 April 2014)

28 February 2014 by aidan

On 2 April 2014 the UK will move to the new Government Security Classification (GSC) policy which will replace the existing system. Read about the implications for the MOD Form 680 process.

Notice to Exporters 2014/04: EU suspends all export licensing to Ukraine for any equipment which might be used for internal repression

24 February 2014 by aidan

The EU Foreign Affairs Council has introduced targeted sanctions including asset freeze and visa ban for certain individuals in Ukraine. Member States have also agreed to suspend, until further notice, all export licensing to Ukraine for equipment which might be used for internal repression. The Export Control Organisation is reviewing whether it is necessary to revoke, suspend or amend any additional extant licences.